Guest Minister Rev. Derke P. BergsmaSunday | 10:00 - 11:00 , Duration: 01:00 Place: First Congregational United Church of Christ
This Sunday, September 25, join us as we welcome the Reverend Derke P. Bergsma to our pulpit. Rev. Bergsma has retired from a professorship at Westminster Theological Seminary in California. He served our country in the Navy during WWII and served in the Navy Reserve, which he joined after seminary, earning a captain’s rank.
Among his many educational accomplishments, he has a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College and holds several degrees from such places as Northwestern University and Chicago Theological Seminary. As part of his master’s degree work, he wrote a thesis on “Understanding Islam”.
Rev. Bergsma and his wife Doris have been residing at Elmhurst's Park Place for almost a year, where they are enjoying being close to their grandchildren. He loves golf, reading, and spending time with family. He is an ordained minister of the United Reformed Church of North America.
Join is for our morning sermon titled “Transformed by the Love of Christ”.